Iconic Actor John Witherspoon Dies Age 77

Iconic Actor John Witherspoon Dies Age 77
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Actor John Witherspoon has died at the age of 77. The death was confirmed by Witherspoon's family on Tuesday. As The Daily Caller reports:

“It is with deep sadness we have to tweet this, but our husband & father John Witherspoon has passed away,” the family tweeted in a statement. “He was a Legend in the entertainment industry, and a father figure to all who watched him over the years. We love you ‘POPS’ always & forever.”

Witherspoon was most known for his role as “Pops” in the comedy film “Friday” and the subsequent sequels.

“We are all in shock, please give us a minute for a moment in privacy and we will celebrate his life and his work together. John used to say ‘I’m no big deal,’ but he was huge deal to us,” the family said in a statement to Deadline.

Witherspoon truly was a legend and was well known for his iconic roles. 
 Source: American Update

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